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PokerStars hopes for a Q2 launch of cross-border liquidity sharing between Portugal and the French/Spanish network.
Portugal Could Join Shared Liquidity Pool by Q2

PokerStars is hopeful that the third country will join the new PokerStars Europe network by the second quarter.


Monthly figures reported by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement last Friday show that revenue from online poker in the state continues to shrink and…
December Online Poker Revenue Hits All-Time Low in New Jersey

Shared liquidity can’t come soon enough as the largest online poker market in the US strings together 10 consecutive months of year-on-year declines.


“We’re looking forward to extending this to Italian and Portuguese players, and offer our full support to the relevant authorities in those countries to do so.”
PokerStars Urges Italian Regulator to Move Forward with Shared Liquidity

Radio silence from Italy’s gaming regulator leaves the open question of when the country will join the new Southern European player pool.


European Shared Liquidity finally became a reality on Tuesday when PokerStars became the very first online poker company to share its player pool between…
PokerStars Combines Online Poker Player Pools in France and Spain

European Shared Liquidity finally became a reality on Tuesday when PokerStars became the very first online poker…


Unfortunately, soon after the July 2017 agreement was made, cracks began to show in the coordination.
French-Spanish Liquidity Sharing: How Europe’s Online Poker Landscape Will Change

PokerStars’ Italian-French poker room will go head-to-head with many of the world’s largest dot-com poker rooms.


When PokerStars launches its combined Spanish and French online poker network, it will come with its automated "Seat Me" lobby system, prohibiting table selection and automated seating scripts.
PokerStars’ Southern European Poker Network Won’t Allow Table or Seat Selection

The Spanish “Seat Me” system will come to France today ahead of player pooling between the two countries.


Spain's new resolution will come into force once published in the official State Gazette, expected this month.
French-Spanish Online Poker Tables Coming “in the Next Few Weeks”

Spain’s framework expected will into force this month, paving way for two-way shared liquidity.


Closed liquidity may go down in online poker's relatively short history as one of its greatest mistakes.
“The Phenomenon of Integration”: How 2017 Has Been a Turning Point for Open Liquidity in Online Poker

Across Europe, the United States and now even South America, shared liquidity has finally won out—2018 should see cross-border shared liquidities across all key existing and emerging online poker markets.


The Stars Group has been issued a license from the French regulator to share online poker liquidity with Spain, France and Italy.
France: PokerStars the First to Receive a Shared Liquidity License

The Stars Group is the first to be approved for cross-border poker sharing.


While PR has been slow in coming, many operators are running special Christmas promotions. Behind the scenes, PokerStars Power Up remains under development.
Festive Fun, Power Up Progress, and Regulatory Wranglings: This Week in Online Poker

In case you missed it, Christmas is coming. It is a key time for online poker operators, consumers are off work, at…


The Portuguese Government has laid out its proposed amendments to its online gambling law that will allow for international liquidity sharing.
Euro Shared Liquidity: Portugal Makes Amends, Italy Delay Rumors Linger

Gambling law amendments for shared liquidity put forward in Portuguese state budget.


PokerStars is guaranteeing almost €8 million across COOPs in its four markets. The Italian and Spanish series see slight gains, but the French COOP is cut in half.
Europe’s Segregated Online Poker Rooms Schedule What is Likely Their Last Big Tournament Series

Four COOPs, a new French Circus, a Spanish Super Series and more.


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